Jochen L. Leidner
Dr. Jochen L. Leidner is the Professor of Artificial Intelligence at Coburg University of Applied Sciences and founder of KnowledgeSpaces®. He is also a Visiting Professor of Data Analytics at the University of Sheffield, a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society for his contributions to geo-computing and a former Member of the Board of the Information Retrieval Specialist Group (IRSG) of the BCS.
By Jochen L. Leidner on 1st May 2022
A report from Haiming Liu and Jochen Leidner. On Wednesday 14 April Professor Jochen L. Leidner gave the prestigious KSJ award for talented early career researchers in Information Retrieval (IR) or Natural Language Processing (NLP) to Dr Ivan Vulić at ECIR 2022.
By Jochen L. Leidner on 3rd August 2021
A pioneer of information retrieval, the computer science sub-discipline that also underpins the technology of modern Web search engines, Karen Spärck Jones was a British professor of Computers and Information at the University of Cambridge in Cambridge. Her contributions to the fields of Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Information Retrieval (IR), especially with regard to […]
By Jochen L. Leidner on 31st July 2019
This interview was conducted by on Saturday, July 13, 2019 (editing for brevity and language jointly by the interviewer and interviewee.) Jochen Leidner: Today, I have on the line Shadi Saleh, co-founder of the first-ever Web search engine in Syria. I met Shadi at ECIR 2019 [the 41st European Conference on Information Retrieval] in Cologne, […]
By Jochen L. Leidner on 30th July 2019
by Jochen L. Leidner and Ingo Frommholz SIGIR 2019 in Paris in July. This is a report of some of the highlights of ECIR this year with no claims of representativeness. Part I – Impressions and general Trends Search is alive and happy as a field of research. Both theoretical and applied papers were presented, […]